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Five year old keeps chewing the teat from his bottle.

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bubble99 Tue 10-May-05 20:09:24

My five year old will only eat crisps. To make sure he gets enough sugar, I give him warm sugary tea in a bottle. I've noticed he chews the teat and the tea spills everywhere. Should I introduce a cup or just supplement with Haribou?

misdee Tue 10-May-05 20:10:30

just give him a bag of sugar.

morningpaper Tue 10-May-05 20:10:50

Have you tried filter coffee?

fairyfly Tue 10-May-05 20:14:52

just get stoned and fuck feeding him, before you know it he''l be off your hands anyway

morningpaper Tue 10-May-05 20:15:40

fuck feeding? Is that like cluster feeding?

I think that's what cluster feeding should be called...

CountessDracula Tue 10-May-05 20:16:34

what is cluster feeding?

Twiglett Tue 10-May-05 20:17:27

ROFL (specially at MP)

morningpaper Tue 10-May-05 20:18:08

It's when your baby screams hysterically if you dare remove your breast from its mouth any time between 6pm and midnight.

CountessDracula Tue 10-May-05 20:18:56

omg

torture you mean?

CountessDracula Tue 10-May-05 20:19:26

(may I just point out that the g in omg stood for goodness-gracious-me)

Twiglett Tue 10-May-05 20:19:34

but seriously

you should make sure you vary the type of crips to make sure that you cover all food groups

so for example

chicken crisps (for protein) and cheese & onion (calcium / protein and veg)

oh and if you add a shot of vodka in the tea he'll sleep through the night for you

fairyfly Tue 10-May-05 20:19:40

oh i've just dampened my knickers slightly mp you do make me laugh

morningpaper Tue 10-May-05 20:20:06

Yes - they tried it at Abu Graib but Amnesty put a stop to it after protests

RTKangaMummy Tue 10-May-05 20:21:08

What flavour crisps are they?

Bacon or Chicken or Beef so getting meat

Cheese and Onion = milk and veg

Salt and vinegar = sodium and vitamin and minerals

A very balanced diet IMHO

morningpaper Tue 10-May-05 20:21:23

(that was referring to torture, not knicker-wetting)

Must go and scrub my kitchen floor now

Twiglett Tue 10-May-05 20:21:39

there you go kanga - never an original thought

jellyhead Tue 10-May-05 20:21:52

Don't forget crisps count in '5 a day'

RTKangaMummy Tue 10-May-05 20:22:08

Twiglett you type quicker than me

elibelly Tue 10-May-05 20:22:35

are you absolutely sure he doesn't need surgery?

RTKangaMummy Tue 10-May-05 20:23:01

Must show that it will be good for the Darling Child

CountessDracula Tue 10-May-05 20:23:31

lactulose is very good for upping the sugar content and it's free from the dr

ja9 Tue 10-May-05 20:24:10

shuuut uuuuppppp!? !

you gals.

giraffeski Tue 10-May-05 20:25:02

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bubble99 Tue 10-May-05 20:26:14

He used to eat only Wotsits but his face was permanently orangey yellow and the HV had him admitted to hospital with suspected jaundice. He now becomes hysterical if he sees a sunbed.

CountessDracula Tue 10-May-05 20:28:22

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